Pay It Forward: Lubbock youth basketball coaches nominated for program

On this week’s Pay it Forward, a few coaches with “Wreck Em U” basketball program was nominated to help with facility costs and more.

  Pay it Forward: Combs family helps bring domestic violence awareness to Lubbock area

  Pay it Forward: Surprising a Seminole middle school coach

  Pay It Forward: Lubbock ISD teacher nominated after ‘hard’ year on family

  Pay It Forward: Giving back to a Lubbock ISD teacher

  Pay It Forward: Helping mother, daughter in Wolfforth

  Pay it Forward: Surprising teacher at Lubbock ISD

Continued Coverage

  Pay It Forward: Lubbock ISD’s Harwell program supplies students with winter gear

  Pay It Forward: Lubbock family nominates man who helped them during holidays

  Pay it Forward: Lubbock woman nominates her father-in-law

  Pay It Forward: Alamo Barbershop in Lubbock

  Pay it Forward: Helping one Lubbock family before Christmas

  Pay it Forward: Morris Safe house in Lubbock

  Pay It Forward: 3 teaching assistants at Lubbock ISD school nominated for hard work

WesTex Federal Credit Union stopped by Lubbock ISD’s Rush Elementary to surprise three teaching assistants for all their hard work this year.

  Pay it Forward: Helping a Lubbock Veteran’s widow with home repairs

This week, WesTex Federal Credit Union surprises a Lubbock Veterans widow. Josefina Nash was nominated for this week’s Pay It Forward by her friend, Linda. “I nominated her because she's a very hard worker,” said Linda, “she does really good as far as helping others as well.

Pay It Forward: Surprising shoppers with a holiday turkey and ham

This week, WesTex Federal Credit Union stopped by Market Street at 50th Street and Indiana Avenue to surprise unsuspecting Thanksgiving shoppers.

  Pay It Forward: Helping a Lubbock baker after Pandemic impacts business

On this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union surprises a Lubbock baker, and small business owner, who was nominated after falling on hard times due to the pandemic.Melissa Clark is the owner of ‘Plain Jane’s’, formally known as 'Nana’s Kitchen.

  Pay It Forward: Lubbock’s Little Blue Trailer

  Pay it Forward: Helping a Lubbock man diagnosed with stage IV cancer in several areas of body

  Pay It Forward: Helping Idalou’s youth flag football league

  Pay it Forward: home health nurse called ‘lifeline’ to loved one during pandemic

  Pay It Forward: Helping Levelland high school student collect food,snacks for fellow students

  Pay it Forward: Helping Lubbock’s adult protective services’ silver star room

  Pay It Forward: WesTex gives back to Lubbock charity helping senior citizens, elderly

This week, WesTex Federal Credit Union decided to Pay It Forward to a local charity helping care for senior citizens and the elderly. Vicki Love, President & CEO For WesTex, decided to pay it forward to a charity in Lubbock

  Pay It Forward: Giving back to Lubbock-Cooper East Elementary’s lead custodian

on this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union stopped by Lubbock-Cooper East Elementary to give back to the lead custodian, Anita Lopez.

  Pay It Forward: surprising a Frenship ISD’s Oakridge elementary school secretary

This week WesTex Federal Credit Union stopped by Oakridge Elementary School in Frenship ISD to surprise a secretary the staff says is the backbone of the school. Tami Carollo was nominated for this week’s pay it forward by her co-worker, Michelle Buck.

  Pay it Forward: Surprising Lubbock mother caring for children with medical conditions

For this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised one Lubbock mom. Laronda Nathan nominated her daughter, Briana Benson. Two of Briana’s children have heart conditions.

  Pay It Forward: Woman nominates ‘angels’ who rescued her in front of Lubbock-Cooper School

In this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union stops by Lubbock-Cooper ISD’s Administration Office to surprise two employees after a Lubbock woman says the pair rescued her.

  Pay It Forward: Wolfforth woman spreads cheer, joy during pandemic

Westex Federal Credit Union surprised a Wolfforth woman who was nominated because of her kindness. Jenny McDaniel nominated her friend, Lisa burrow, for this week’s Pay It Forward nomination.

  Pay It Forward: Young man selflessly helps Lubbock family

On this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union surprises one young man selflessly helping a Lubbock family. Erma Jasper sent in a nomination form, wishing to pay it forward to a young man they say has helped them out, so much, during the pandemic.

  Pay It Forward: Helping a program at Idalou ISD that provides snacks to students

On this Week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union went to Idalou to help a program that provides snacks for kids during the school year.

  Pay It Forward: Recognizing City of Lubbock’s Solid Waste Deparment’s hard work duing pandemic

On this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union wanted to recognize another City of Lubbock Department’s service. Lubbock’s solid waste department’s work usually goes unnoticed, which means a job well done in their case.

  Pay It Forward: WesTex gives back to City of Lubbock’s Health Department

For this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union wanted to stop by a city of Lubbock office to pay it forward to a group of workers, working hard to keep you informed with the latest COVID-19 information.

  Pay It Forward: Teaming up with tea company to give back to the community

For this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to the community with the help of ‘Tea2Go.’

  Pay It Forward: WesTex Federal Credit Union teams up with Kona Ice to give back to Lubbock Community

This week’s Pay It Forward WesTex Federal Credit Union decided to team up with Kona Ice to help everybody cool off a little this summer.

  Pay It Forward: Hospice of Lubbock’s ‘We Honor Veterans’ program

On this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union stops by Hospice of Lubbock to Pay it Forward toa program that helps our local veterans. KCBD received a nomination from Angela Boyd. She said she works at the VA hospital and nominated the program called ‘We Honor Veterans’ through Hospice

  Pay It Forward: Salvation Army Employee gives back to others, community

On this Week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union visits The Salvation Army in Lubbock to surprise a worker who gives back in more than one way. Tammy Garcia works at The Salvation Army and was nominated by Evangelina Montez. Montez said she’s known Garcia for more than 25 years ...

  Pay It Forward: Wolfforth sisters

In this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union stopped by to surprise sisters in Wolfforth. Teresa Hernandez nominated her sister Rosemary Ibarra.

  Pay It Forward: Surprising a Lubbock pediatric nurse

This week, WesTex Federal Credit Union stopped by West Texas Pediatrics to surprise Stephanie Robertson.

  Pay It Forward: Giving manager at Pizza Hut in Lubbock

In this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union stopped by Pizza Hut to surprise one of their managers for her heart of gold.

  Pay It Forward: A gift to the talents of Lubbock Moonlight Musicals

It takes a village for Moonlight Musicals, a theater organization which seeks to enrich the theater scene in Lubbock. That iswhy CEO of WesTex Federal Credit Union, Vicki Love, picked the organization to pay it forward.

  Pay It Forward: The Parenting Cottages Lubbock

For almost 40 years, the Parenting Cottage has been helping families across the South Plains. Last year, they helped about 900 different families.

  Pay It Forward: Lorenzo woman runs organ donation, scholarship foundation

In this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union found a family story that touched their hearts. Deanie Riemath lost her little brother 21 years ago in a freak accident after he fell off the back of their family pickup truck. His organs were donated and now Deanie promotes organ donation a

  Pay It Forward: Lubbock’s Richard Milburn Academy

In this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union stopped by Lubbock’s Richard Milburn Academy for a surprise. Brenda Ewerz has been the Principal at Richard Milburn Academy for two years.

  Pay It Forward: Lubbock woman nominated for kindness, generosity to children

Ruby Hemphill is 81 years young. Until recently, she was taking care of children her whole life. She raised at least three generations of children over the years.

  Pay It Forward: Wolfforth daughter nominates mom for helping through ‘hard times’

Jeannie Payne nominated her mom, Carol Payne, for this Week’s Pay It Forward. Jeannie said her mom continues to help her and her family during their hard times. Jannie described her mom as an angel.

  Pay It Forward: Surprising a teacher at Lubbock’s Honey Elementary

This week WesTex Federal Credit Union went to Lubbock ISD’s Honey Elementary to surprise one of their teachers.

  Pay It Forward: Lubbock waitress at Logan’s Roadhouse goes above and beyond for a customer

Amanda Davis, a waitress at Logan’s Roadhouse in Lubbock, went above and beyond to help an elderly woman dining at the restaurant.

  Pay It Forward: Santa and Buddy the Elf visit Lubbock daycare

WesTex Federal Credit Union’s (WTFCU) CEO, Vicki Love along with WTFCU’s Vice President Mike Arriaga, Santa and Buddy the Elf stopped by Teacher’s Touch daycare in Lubbock for a special surprise.

  Pay It Forward: Kicking off Wolfforth EMS and Fire Department’s 2019 Toy Drive

KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union teamed up to kick off Wolfforth EMS and Fire Department’s Toy Drive.

  Pay It Forward: Surprising a Covenant Medical Group employee

A Covenant Medical Group employee, Delma Prieto, was nominated by one of her co-workers for this week’s Pay It Forward segment. Nia Ramos nominated Prieto for Pay It Forward.

  Pay It Forward: Abernathy United Church helping the community

A church in Abernathy that feed families and provides help with bills was nominated for this week’s Pay It Forward.

  Pay It Forward: Handing out free turkeys, hams at Market Street

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were lucky shoppers in the Market Street at 3405 50th St. KCBD NewsChannel 11 and WesTex Federal Credit Union teamed up to give away holiday turkeys and hams.

  Pay It Forward Follow up: Church pays it forward to local elementary school

Earlier this month, Frenship ISD’s Bennett Elementary found out they weren’t going to be able to provide student families with thanksgiving holiday meals. That’s when Wolfforth United Methodist Church stepped in to help and paid it forward.

  Pay It Forward: Frenship junior to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

You may have seen this student on the sideline this year, performing in the band as a part of the Color Guard for Frenship High School. She’s a junior and has been a part of the group since her freshman year.

  Pay It Forward: Charlies Kids-4-Kids Coat Drive 2019

For the last seven years, a local boy has made sure local kids have coats; some may recognize Charlie Pitner. KCBD NewsChannel 11 talked to him back in 2013, during his second year of Charlie’s Kids-4-kids Coat Drive.

  Pay It Forward: Donating to a Frenship student battling cancer

For most kids, seventh grade is hard enough but one Frenship student is facing middle school with an extra challenge — cancer.

  Pay It Forward: Treating the blood donors of Lubbock’s Vitalant

They may have a new name, but their mission is still the same. At Vitalant, formerly known as United Blood Services, every day is an opportunity to save a life through blood donation.

  Pay It Forward: A donation for the elderly of Wilson

Twenty miles away from Lubbock, in Wilson, Wednesday means an opportunity for senior citizens to enjoy lunch together, all thanks to the city secretary and some very generous neighbors.

  Pay It Forward: Donating to Inside Out Foundation for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this week WesTex Federal Credit Union and KCBD NewsChannel 11 decided to Pay It Forward to a local organization that helps women, like breast cancer patients, heal from the inside-out.

  Pay It Forward: Purple bag donation for Wolfforth’s First United Methodist Church

This week we went out with WesTex Federal Credit Union to help a longtime church-goer Pay It Forward to a special ministry at her church.

  Pay It Forward: A Donation to Los Hermanos Familia

Los Hermanos Familia is planning future projects that would give families some other outdoor activities during its annual Vamos a Pescar event at Buddy Holly Lake.

  Pay It Forward: Helping fill Lubbock-Cooper East’s Pirate Pantry

In an effort to make sure the students of its school district do not have to go without, Lubbock-Cooper ISD has something called a Pirate Pantry, which provides its students with essentials they may not have access to at home.

  Pay It Forward: Donating children’s toys to Covenant Pediatric Urgent Care Center

The clinic building on 82nd Street and Slide Road has had many patients walk through its door before. But now it is targeted to a special kind of patient — children.

  Pay It Forward: A donation for the Askins family

For the last four years and 14 foster children, the Askins family has been doing their part to help children grow and find a place filled with love in the Lubbock area.

  Pay It Forward: School supplies donation for Lubbock’s Vandelia Church of Christ

This week’s Pay It Forward recipient is Lubbock’s Vandelia Church of Christ, at 2002 60th St., which opens up a school supplies store before the beginning of every school year.

  Pay It Forward: Gifting the children of St. Joseph’s Youth Group

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the children of Lubbock’s Saint Joseph Youth Group.

  Pay It Forward: Giving back to a vet in need

This week’s Pay It Forward recipient is Eloy Hernandez, a Lubbock veteran who is more than in need of a break.

  Pay It Forward: Surprising the visitors of Mae Simmons Pool

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the lucky visitors of the Mae Simmons Community Pool on East 24th Street.

  Pay It Forward: Donating to the BHIVE Recovery Ministry

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the folks who used the services of the BHIVE Recovery Ministry, a Christian-based rehabilitation center at 5003 49th St., for those recovering from addiction.

  Pay It Forward: Donation given to Scottish Rite’s program for dyslexia

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the folks who help run Lubbock’s Scottish Rite Take Flight program, which helps children with dyslexia learn to read.

  Pay It Forward: Surprise at lunch for the Llano Estacado Silver Star Board

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the folks on the Llano Estacado Silver Star Board, the organization that helps to support Adult Protective Services.

  Pay It Forward: Large gift for mini horses

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients are the folks in charge of the Minis and Friends South Plains miniature horse organization, located at 5412 9th St.

  Pay It Forward: Snacks, books and drinks for Shelby and Friends daycare

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the students of the Shelby and Friends Child Care Center, located at 2423 87th St.

  Pay It Forward: Donating to 2 Crestview Elementary School custodians

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients are Eric Aguilar and Irma Guajardo, custodians in Frenship ISD’s Crestview Elementary School at 6020 81st St.

  Pay It Forward: A donation for the Kiwanis Club’s American Flag Program

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the members of the Kiwanis Club Lubbock.

  Pay It Forward: Library of Legacies Mother’s Day surprise

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the residents of Libraries of Legacy assisted living center in Slaton, located at 1420 West Woodrow Rd.

  Pay It Forward: Special gift to Frenship’s special needs students

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were both the special needs students at Frenship High School and the teacher who oversee the Special Education Department, Kayci Smith.

  Pay It Forward: Special gift to a Market Street employee

This week’s Pay It Forward recipient was an employee of Market Street at 3405 50th St. who has brightened many days for most of her customers.

  Pay It Forward: Helping the Brown Elementary Special Education Department

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients are two teachers in Lubbock’s Brown Elementary Special Education Department, Heather Jones and Heidi Tennison.

  Pay It Forward: Feeding local CASA employees

This week Pay It Forward recipients were the employees of the CASA of the South Plains.